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Three UBC Okanagan students awarded women in tech scholarships

In BC, women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce, far less than the national average according to the BC Tech Association. But those statistics are changing thanks in part to three young women from UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBC hosts global-change expert Corey Bradshaw

Conservational ecologist Corey Bradshaw, professor at Flinders University, comes from an eclectic background. Growing up as the son of a trapper in Canada, he had the opportunity to form a unique view of the environment. From his childhood experiences, he learned that without intact environmental functions, precious resources quickly degrade or disappear.

UBC provides alcohol and drug counselling

UBC Okanagan’s Psychology Clinic is offering a new service to the community.

UBC tests out walk-in well-being clinic

UBC Okanagan’s Interprofessional Clinic is testing out a walk-in clinic where people will have the opportunity to get a mental health check-up without an appointment.

UBC Okanagan hosts future of work symposium

Thanks to technology, the world of work is changing. A new wave of disruption is impacting traditional jobs, industries and business models. Canadians are increasingly employed in non-traditional industries, working flexible hours and using technology to change the way they work.

UBC researchers dig to get to the root of lavender’s secrets

A team of researchers, including UBC’s Soheil Mahmoud, have recently sequenced the genome of lavender.